06/30/2027
$150.00person

Course Information

The practical course of fire consists of approximately 5-6 hours on the range confirming the rifle zero, continued by engaging targets in the prone or bench rest position out to 500 yards. Challenging shooters even more by allowing them to ‘spot’ for others, and engage targets utilizing multiple body positions. Students are welcome to utilize any long rifle caliber, whether in a carbine style rifle or a bolt action rifle.

COST:
$150.00

PREREQUISITES:

Optics 101

NOTES:

Must be lawfully allowed to train with firearms.

What this course covers

  • Parallax, first focal plane versus second focal plane magnification assemblies, reticle types
  • Difference between MIL and MOA
  • Hold-off and adjustment techniques for wind-age and elevation
  • Range estimation
  • DOPE (Description of personal equipment/Description of previous engagements)
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Specific caliber selection, trajectory, bullet coefficient, and types of cartridges
  • Body positions
  • Cycle of function for specific long rifles
  • Dry-fire drills for long rifles

Required gear:

Chamber flag
Eye and ear protection
Note taking material in classroom and on the range
Range appropriate clothing (closed toe shoes, regular neck cut t-shirt)
MINIMUM of 60 rounds of rifle ammunition, strongly suggested to bring extra ammunition
Water and snacks

Our Instructors

A US Army 1st Infantry Division medic, JD served in Operation New Dawn in Iraq (2010-2011) a Medic. After his active duty service, he contracted as a civilian worldwide and continued to provide operational medical support across the Middle East and Africa. In addition, he served with Arizona’s own 1/158th National Guard unit. He taught over 200 Combat Life Saver (CLS) Courses during his time in service and has firsthand experience in combat trauma.

 

-NREMT and Combat Medic Trained
-Warrior Leader Course (WLC) 2013
-United States Army NCO

A US Army 82nd Airborne Reconnaissance Infantryman, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran (2008-2009), I also spend as much time as possible outside hunting and fishing. Having countless hours training with multiple weapon platforms from crew served weapons to pistols, and having trained military, law enforcement, and civilians. I organized Diamondback Training Center’s teaching methodology following Murphy’s law, and taking equal portions of military, law enforcement, and civilian training environments to give our students the best experience possible.

 

-NRA Certifications: Refuse to be A Victim Instructor, Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor, Rifle Instructor, Inside and Outside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
-Arizona Department of Public Safety, Unarmed and Armed Security Guard Instructor
-Arizona Game and Fish Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor
-Sabre Red OC Spray Instructor
-ASP Baton, Handcuffing, and Flashlight Tactics Instructor
-CPR Certified

Upcoming Scheduled Courses

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